Selene: Greece’s Best Restaurant

santorini restaurantA Greek restaurant with a breathtaking view and exquisite dishes entered the list of 101 best restaurants in the world.

Selene Restaurant that can be found in Pyrgos, Santorini earned a place on New York’s 101 Best Restaurants in the World list for this year, as published by the website

Furthermore, the restaurant managed to climb 12 places. Last year it came in 94th place but this year it made its way upward to 82nd. According to, this is the best restaurant in Greece, seeing as there are no other Greek restaurants on the list.

The restaurant Selene opened its doors for the first time in 1986 in Fira, Santorini by Yiorgos and Evelyn Hatziyannakis and since 2010 it was relocated in Pyrgos, Santorini. It excels using unique local products and offers a great cuisine with breathtaking views.

The restaurant owners state on their website “our aim from the very start, was to show and promote the local products along with the local cuisine hoping that this will enable us to transmit a taste of the island’s culture to our guests. The success that we have had all those years not only within Greece but also worldwide, has encouraged us to continue with cooking lessons, catering for weddings, conferences and various gastronomical events.”